front running

Definition of "front running"
  1. Act of executing transactions in options or futures based on non-public knowledge of a future trade from another individual involving the same or a related option or future
How to use "front running" in a sentence
  1. The broker was accused of front running after taking advantageous positions with non-public information.
  2. Front running is prohibited as it leads to an unfair advantage in trading.
  3. The regulatory body enacted rules to prevent front running in the commodity markets.

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